Internship Stories: GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders (GLAD)

By Wesley Jones (SAR’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? So far my experience at GLAD has been fantastic. I have been able to work on multiple projects across various areas of development from event planning, prospect research, and database management. In addition, all of my co-workers have been incredibly supportive ...

Internship Stories: Mandarin Film

By Sophia Ricciardi (COM/CAS’20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? I worked directly under the Executive Producer of Mandarin Film in their new Shanghai office. Mandarin Film is a production company based in Beijing, that collaborates with a lot of European and American companies on productions that shoot in China. Mandarin ...

Developing Skills Outside the Classroom

As we all understand, life moves frighteningly quickly. Not only do the physical seasons seem to fly by, but put in the context of career conversations, the speed of life can make decisions (both academic and career related) quite blurry. It might seem difficult, as a student at Boston University, to simultaneously focus on an ...

Resources for First Gen Students

Each year BU is happy to welcome amazing students who are the first in their families to attend college. While this is a very exciting time, it also may bring some challenges. Fortunately there are number of resources on campus that can help support you during this transition to college life. The USC (University Service Center) has ...

Internships After Graduation

Graduating soon and not quite sure what you want to do? Or if you want a career in your major? Do you want to try something new, or gain some new experience? Intern again! It takes an average of 3-6 months to secure full time employment after graduation typically anyway, so why spend that time ...

Internship Stories: 23andMe

By Abdullaah Robins (CAS’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? This summer I spent 12 weeks interning at 23andMe. 23andMe is a healthtech company which providing genetic services through DNA kits which include ancestry reports as well as reports on your health that alerts you about certain risks pertaining to genetics. ...

Mom, Dad? I’m an English Major.

Going to college can be rough; there’s a lot that goes into making the leap. You have to worry about doing laundry, you have to worry about making friends, you have to worry about what duvet cover your roommate is buying so your color schemes match. Oh, yeah—most importantly, you have to pick a topic ...

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